Saturday July 21st, 2018 7:44AM
With dirt and NASCAR, Kyle Larson votes for status quo
NASCAR’s very own dirt devil would prefer to keep the one dirt-track race currently on the schedule as a unique special occasion. Larson is well aware that Eldora Speedway...
6:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
Kurt Busch follows the script to New Hampshire pole
Early bird Kurt Busch ran his best lap of the day in the final round of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series knockout qualifying at New Hampshire Motor Speedway to earn...
12:33AM ( 6 hours ago )
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
Acuna, Culberson power Braves past Nats to open 2nd half
Stephen Strasburg was batted around by the Atlanta Braves, then engaged in a heated spat with Nationals ace Max Scherzer in the dugout during Washington's 8-5 loss Friday night...
10:25PM ( 8 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Atlanta United plays host to D.C. United
Atlanta United returns to action on Saturday playing host to D.C. United at Mercedes-Benz Stadium...
9:09PM ( 10 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Two-a-Days: Transition highlights major changes for Red Elephants
The Red Elephants are under new management for the first time since 2001. Gone is Bruce Miller, who led them to playoff berths in all 16 years with eight region titles and one state championship, the first for the program in its storied history. In is Heath Webb...
2:00PM ( 17 hours ago )
Two-a-Days: Branch not resting on 2017 success
The Falcons under new coach Ben Hall snapped a three-year playoff drought and advanced to the second round of the Class 5A playoffs in 2017. But with the creation of Cherokee Bluff, Flowery Branch has dropped down to Class 4A and into a rugged Region 7-4A that houses the defending state champion (Marist) and state runner-up (Blessed Trinity)...
8:00AM ( 23 hours ago )
Toyota on a roll heading into Cup Series race at NHMS
Martin Truex, Jr.’s win at Kentucky Speedway last weekend gives Toyota a four-race winning streak leading into this week’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series venue...
6:00AM ( 1 day ago )
AP Source: Hawks trade Schroeder for Melo but waiver likely
Carmelo Anthony is done in Oklahoma City. A person with knowledge of the details tells The Associated Press the Thunder are sending the veteran NBA forward and a 2022 protected first-round pick to Atlanta in exchange for Hawks guard Dennis Schroder and Mike Muscala...
6:37PM ( 1 day ago )
Bell, Spikes record Super Pro victories at Commerce
The forecast on Saturday might have been less than favorable for the Commerce, Georgia area, that didn’t keep drivers from doubling up in Summit ET Series action at Atlanta Dragway.
6:00PM ( 1 day ago )
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Two-a-Days: East Jackson still looking for consistency
In 2017 Scott Wilkins became the third coach in three seasons for the Eagles. Their 1-win campaign also marked the fifth time in six years that they have won one or fewer games. But Wilkins is now in his second season and said time and consistency will start to show dividends...
2:00PM ( 1 day ago )
Two-a-Days: Vikings look to overcome wild off-season
East Hall had the most prolific passing attack in the state, all classifications, behind now-graduated quarterback Austin Parker in 2017. However, off-season changes galore have knocked the Vikings almost back to square one...
8:00AM ( 1 day ago )
Two-a-Days: Tigers move on without Watson, but expectations remain high
The Tigers, like several other programs around the area, will begin a new journey without a dynamic playmaker at the helm. QB Coey Watson graduated after one of the best four-year stretches in program history...
2:00PM ( 2 days ago )
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Clemson reworks Venables contract to $2M for 5 years
Clemson holds onto defensive coordinator Brent Venables, rework contract for the second time in five months to $2M for 5 years
6:03PM ( 1 day ago )
UNC: School reports secondary NCAA violations in football
North Carolina has reported secondary violations to the NCAA within the football program involving multiple players
8:49PM ( 2 days ago )
ACC's Swofford expects national rule on reporting injuries
Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford anticipates new national rule requiring colleges to list all inactive or ineligible college players on game day
12:42PM ( 2 days ago )
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Raptors president Ujiri apologizes to departed DeRozan
Raptors president Masai Ujiri offers apology to traded All-Star DeMar DeRozan
5:04PM ( 14 hours ago )
AP source: Celtics re-sign Smart to 4-year, $52 million deal
Source: Marcus Smart's new Celtics deal for 4-years, $52 million
3:26PM ( 1 day ago )
Sex abuse victims join hands, accept courage award at ESPYs
Survivors of abuse by disgraced doctor join hands on stage, accept courage award at ESPYs
12:29PM ( 1 day ago )
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Courtney Force paces Mile-High Funny Car qualifying
Courtney Force is the current No. 1 Funny Car qualifier at the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals, the first of three consecutive races of the daunting NHRA Western Swing.
1:20AM ( 6 hours ago )
Verstappen sets new lap record in second German GP practice
Max Verstappen sets a new lap record in leading the second practice session for the German Grand Prix
12:23PM ( 19 hours ago )
Pearson, Jr., Bloomquist split Lucas Oil LMDS victories
In four Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series races, Earl Pearson, Jr. and Scott Bloomquist have divvied up the victories. Pearson, Jr. scored the win on Friday at Tri-City Speedway...
2:00PM ( 1 day ago )
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Around The Track
Wet weather washes out area racing plans for some
While the rains stayed away for the most part across North Georgia over the past race weekend, Mother Nature did wreak havoc for a few area racing events.
12:00PM ( 4 days ago )
Two-a-Days: Buford looks to reload with new-look backfield
The Wolves had another solid season winning Region 8-5A and advancing to the Class 5A semifinals. But they ran into juggernaut, and eventual state champion Rome, and saw their streak of 10 consecutive trips to the state finals halted in a tough 45-7 loss on the road...
2:02PM ( 4 days ago )